American Constitutional Fantasies: Escape from Difference Through Escape from Government

Williams, David C.
July 2005
Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies;Summer2005, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p415
Academic Journal
Expresses opinion on the concept of governance in Europe and in the U.S. based on a conference about the pluralistic deficit in decision making processes, which will be held in Europe in 2005. Formal channels of governmental institutions; Possibility of rehabilitating government; Description of the legal situation in Europe.


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